Common Questions and Answers

What do we offer?

  • Flexible repayment terms with no payment required for 3 months
  • Low-interest rates at 4%
  • Loans from $5,000 up to $50,000, not to exceed 50% of three months of operating expenses

Who is eligible?

  • Small businesses under 50 employees and with less than $500,000 in annual revenue that are
  • Owned by individuals with net-worth less than $100,000
  • Minority-, woman-, immigrant- or veteran-owned businesses, or
  • Businesses that serve economically distressed neighborhoods in urban and rural western Pennsylvania

Where do we work?

  • Bridgeway’s COVID-19 Response Fund is for small businesses located in western Pennsylvania
  • Bridgeway serves 15 counties in western Pennsylvania from our three offices located in Pittsburgh, Erie, and Uniontown
  • We work in the following counties; Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Indiana, Greene, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Washington, and Westmoreland

Connect With Our Lending Team

Marc Kennedy
Managing Director of Lending

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Shawn Thomas
Entrepreneur Lending Director

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Reid Smith
Director of Uniontown Office


Aaron Aldrich
Growth Loan Officer

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Michael Dunmire
Growth Loan Officer

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Eddie Vargo
Real Estate Loan Officer

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“Practically overnight we lost our revenues. All our catering was canceled. Bridgeway was able to work with us and suspend payments for 3 months. It's a big deal and helped us sustain services while we adapt."

Jennifer Flanagan, Executive Director, Community Kitchen Pittsburgh Read Her Story

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